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John Cruthers – Eulogy to his Father

Posted by ken On November - 10 - 2015

“Help people, Jimmy” – the life of Jim Cruthers John Cruthers     I’d like to thank you all for being here today to farewell our Dad, Jim Cruthers. I’ll be speaking about Dad’s early days and our family life together. Bill McKenzie will talk about Dad’s work as a broadcaster, while Ian Constable will cover […]

Professor Ian Constable – Eulogy to Sir James Cruthers

Posted by ken On November - 10 - 2015

Sir James Cruthers Professor Ian Constable     We all know of the long and exceptional service to the WA community of Sir James Cruthers. Thus to honour his life and service in this hallowed cathedral is truly uplifting. Jim was a choir boy here in his early life and 70 years later a philanthropic leader […]

Sam Cruthers – Eulogy to his Grandfather

Posted by ken On November - 10 - 2015

POPPA JIM Sam Cruthers     Every year, for as long as I remember, our family would travel to Perth for summer holidays with Nanna and Poppa. We stayed in their house at Bird Street, Mosman Park, with its great back yard. It was near Cottesloe Beach, the Swan River, Chidley Point Golf Club and the […]

Tribute to Sir James Cruthers (1924-2015)

Posted by ken On November - 5 - 2015

Tribute to Sir James Cruthers (1924-2015)     Sir James Cruthers (1924-2015) passed away peacefully on Tuesday 13th October, aged 90.     He was the founder of TVW Channel Seven in Perth, the first television station in Western Australia, which opened on Friday 16th October 1959.     A Eucharist to celebrate the life of Sir James […]

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